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escalofriante hallazgo al noreste de washington.. encuentran cuerpo calcinado dentro de un auto incendiado. investiga incidente donde un hombre al parecer ataco a una menor de 17 anos dentro del bano de una biblioteca de virginia. pasadas 48 horas de las elecciones, comienza nuevamente la presion por una reforma migratoria. en los deportes los wizard de washington sufren su tercera derrota en la nba. y en el tiempo , la em temperatura estara ascendiendo progresivamente a partir de maÑana viernes... .. holque tal, buenas tardes... la policia de la capital encontro un cadaver quemado dentro de un vehiculo...asi es, tambien dicho se habia incendiado.. esto sucedio en la zona del noreste del distrito.. claudia uceda con los detalles... la policia aun vigila el vecindario... y es que en este barrio de washington ocurrio una muerte sospechosa... maria rodriguez/vecina "extrano pues porque han encontrado esas cosas que no debian de ser." sonia medina/vecina"es muy tris asi a uno, es duro." anoche la policia encontro un auto quemado con un cadaver adentro ...un hombre en un taxi se ch
organizer of the 20th- century. he organized the march on washington. and he spoke to fdr and told him about the condition of black people in this country, working people in this country. and fdr said i don't disagree with anything you said, but you have to make me do it. this is a story that barack obama, who was a senator then running for president, responded and said make me do it. make me do it. and i think that is the challenge of this second term. who will have president obama's here? it is not about what is in his heart or what he believes. he is a community organizer. he did not -- he responds to demand. power concedes nothing without a demand. it never has and it never will. and that is, i think, the challenge of the many different groups that actually elected him. i think the first time around, in 2008, people were shocked. they were exhausted. and they also saw a real right- wing backlash against president obama that they did not want to contribute to. that was racist as well. you know, the birth or movement, you cannot be from here. who wants to back that? now it is four years la
, comenzamos en washington con una nueva baja no por cambio de decisiÓn administrativa si no de la sor pre si va renuncia del director de la cia, david el funcionario presentÓ su carta de renuncia aparentemente por una relaciÓn extramarital, lori montenegro desde washington con los detalles y las reacciones. >>> en washington los cÍrculos de inteligencia y polÍticos no salÍan de su asombro al conocer de la renuncia del director de la agencia central de inteligencia david p. >>> poco neeniendo fin de maner sÚbita de la carrera de quien llegÓ a ser el general de 4 estrellas mÁs famoso de la Última dÉcada en su carta de renuncia dijo que luego de 37 aÑos de matrimonio... y como lÍder de una instituciÓn como nuestra >>> el presidente obama resaltÓ las skricontribuciones hacÍa Éla naciÓn, asegurando que Él estados unidos era mÁs seguro, >>> no podÍa seguir trabajando en la cia porque los enemigo podrÍan chantajearlo y obtener informaciÓn clasificada. antes de ser nombrado director de la cia, Él dirigiÓ con Éxito la campaÑa militar en iraq, caribe c contribuyÓ a definir l
stock of what went wrong. members of the gop tell the washington post they plan a series of polls and focus groups to find new ways to appeal to more voters. could it lead to more cooperation with the white house? we put that question to former house speaker newt gingrich. >> i do think the problems we face are so large that it's irresponsible for the two governing parties to just start out by saying let's have four years of gridlock. they should at least try to find is there a common ground which is compatible with the values of both republicans and democrats that at least moves the ball forward 50% even if neither side gets 100% of what they want. >> newt gingrich and his wife callista were here during our noon news to promote their two new books. >>> there is a lot of talk today about a video just released by president obama's campaign and it features a rare emotional moment from the president who we all know is known for keeping it cool. >> because what you guys have done and the work that i'm doing is important. i'm really proud of that. i'm really proud of all of you and --
to this real looming problem of the fiscal cliff. >> reporter: congress returns to washington next week. but it is likely lawmakers will push closing a deal right up to the deadline. tara mergener, for cbs news, the white house. >>> now, the president is set to speak at 1:00. we will be streaming it live on our web site. >>> former democratic national committee chair terry mcauliffe is running for political office and sent an e-mail announcing he will run for governor of virginia. he tried for governor last year but lost in the democratic provide mare. since the current governor republican bob mcdonald cannot run again, they are seeking the republican nomination. >>> this election day, maryland became one of the three states to pass the same-sex marriage by popular vote. the first weddings take place in january but as chris fisher report, one local company has been planning these kinds of weddings for the last 13 years. >> same-sex weddings may be new to maryland but not catherine. >> the web site is gay we are a comprehensive planning resource for same-sex co
on the dysfunction in washington that americans said they hate. they went to bed election night hoping to fix that. speed really matters here. in just seven weeks the bush tax cuts expire, automatic spending cuts agreed to by both parties kick in. we call it the fiscal cliff and even though it's more like the fiscal steep slope it could do some very bad things to the economy. concerns about rolling down it or falling off it or whatever you want to call it have made markets nervous and credit rating agencies and economists of all stripes are warning about the consequences of not hammering out a deal in time. politicians in both parties, they've been sending out mixed signals ever since the election. on the one hand they're talking about common ground. take a look. >> we want our children to live in america that isn't burdened by debt. that isn't threatened by a warming planet. >> the nation as you know is at a critical point. at a time like this, we can't risk partisan bickering and political posturing. >> if there's a mandate in yesterday's results it's a mandate for us to find a way to work toget
women spears, speaker pelosi, senator feinstein and senator boxer you will well served in washington d c and the people will be well served by this project. thank you san francisco. >> secretary lahood. thank you very much for that wonderful news. >> [inaudible] >> it's a really truly a great day for san francisco. great cities need great public transportation systems, and you know what? you know what makes our city great with all these leaders? they listen. they listen to our communities. they understand -- because for years our communities pleaded we need better transportation systems what makes our leaders so great they listen and they act. that is so wonderful. that is what standard that we have for all of our public officials. secretary lahood if you could thank president obama from all of us. yes. [applause] because i know today we're going to spend a lot of precious moments thanking leader pelosi and congress women fine 79 and boxer and. >> >> we're going to thank all of our community members and from china town and all of them have worked very hard. these are not easy pr
to washington and whether the white house and congress can put aside campaign bitterness to reach a deal avoiding the so-called fiscal cliff. last night house speaker john boehner insisted he's optimistic about an agreement telling abc's diane sawyer he is, quote, the most reasonable responsible person in washington but he's also not backing off his stand on tax hikes. >> raising taxes on small business people is the wrong prescription given where our economy is. >> is it on the table to talk about -- >> i made clear yesterday that raising tax rates is unacceptable. and, frankly, it couldn't even pass the house. >> at issue here, a perfect economic storm that could have serious consequences. nbc's andrea mitchell breaks it down for you. >> reporter: the campaign was tough. victory is sweet. now comes the hard part. >> on january 21st, 2013, there's going to be a massive fiscal cliff of large spending cuts and tax increases. >> reporter: so what exactly is the fiscal cliff? it's a nightmare combination of tax hikes and spending cuts that congress and the president agreed to to force thems
to be with you. i'm terrell brown. we begin in washington. there is a new sense of urgency to avert a looming fiscal crisis. it's the so-called fiscal cliff a combination of tax hikes and spending cuts scheduled to kick in next year. both democrats and republicans are talking compromise but we have heard this all before. and in the just released report from the nonpartisan congressional budget office predicts dire consequences unless it's resolved. tokyo's nikkei and hong kong hang seng were down 1% and wall street investors are selling. the dow jones industrials were down 434 points the last two days. today president obama in his first post-election comment will address the nation's fiscal problems. susan mcginnis is in washington with more on all of this. >> reporter: good morning. you know, not everyone believes that the consequences of going over this fiscal cliff are going to be so severe. people are talking about a global financial crisis, another u.s. credit downgrade. those who do say there absolutely has to be a compromise. shortly after the confetti fell on election night both sides
crime solvers at 1-866-411-tips ..grupos de la zona metropolitana de washington se han unido para ayudar a las victimas del terremoto ocurrido ayer en guatemala. la emergencia provoco decenas de muertos, hay muchas personas desaparecidas y miles sin hogar. es por esto que este sabado se llevara a cabo un el conductor de un autobus de pasajeros que se quedo dormido al volante, fue encontrado culpable de homicidio involuntario... cuatro personas murieron cuando kim yiu cheuan, perdio el control del autobus en mayo del ano pasado sobre la interestatal -95... 49 personas resultaron heridas... el autobus se dirigia a nueva york cuando el conductor se durmio, golpeo una barrera y volco... cheung sera sentenciado el proximo mes de enero... en el distrito de columbia, la policia encontro un cadaver quemado dentro de un vehiculo que tambien fue incendiado.. esto sucedio en la zona del noreste del distrito. el vecindario aun es vigilado en busca del responsable. la unidad de homicidio de la policia investiga la relacion entre el hallazgo de este cadaver y el auto quemado. y en virginia, la policia
to change washington solely from the inside. that is what the president has always believed, that we need the american people to keep pushing on washington and their leaders. you just cannot transfer this. people are not going to spend hours away from their families and their jobs contributing financially when it is are for them to do it unless they believe in the candidate. all of this, the door knocks, the contributions made, the phone calls made, or because these people believed in barack obama. for candidates who want to try and build a grass-roots campaign, it's not going to happen because there is a list are because you have the best technology. they have to build up the kind of emotional appeal so people are willing to go out there and spend their time and resources and provide their talents because they believe in someone and what they are offering. we are hopeful that many people that helped us this time will end up running for office themselves, are leading nonprofit, or playing enormously valuable roles in their community. again, i think the only reason all this happened on the
than the soul destroying drugs is the menace of marijuana. >> today, the state of washington with its 75 years of the national marijuana prohibition and said, it is time for a new approach. >> from reefer madness to sensible reform. colorado and washington become the first two states to approve regulating, taxing, and controlling marijuana similar to alcohol. will there be a showdown with the federal government which still considers the plant a dangerous drug? as the most expensive election in u.s. history comes to a close, we will talk about the issue facing more and more americans that rarely got a mention in the presidential campaign -- poverty. >> the problem is, obama himself no better than romney is still very much part of a system that has failed poor and working people. capitalism is not working for poor and working people in america. we have to bear witness to that. >> we will speak what dr. cornel west and pbs host tavis smiley. together they have written, "the rich and the rest of us: a poverty manifesto." all of that and more coming up. this is "democracy now!," democracyn
about the choices ahead. from washington d.c., tom friedman. he's a columnist for the "new york times" and coauthor of that used to be us, how america fell beyond the world we invented and how we can come back. david bureaucrats the author of social love and achievement. joining me is tom brokaw, special correspondent for nbc news and author of the times of our lives, a conversation about america. and jon meacham executive editor of random house and author of the fourth coming book, thomas jefferson e art of power. finally amy gutmann president of the university of pennsylvania and chair of the bioethics and quo author of the spirit of promise why campaigning under mines it. i am pleased to have each here for this information. what is it that this new president has to understand about america at this moment? >> well, i think that this new president is going to have to govern, and governing in a polarized society which we have and a society whic has tremendous problem, budgetary economic, immigration, educational. the list goes on. governing is going to mean bipartisan deals. and so ma
washington, david petraeus has resigned citing personal reasons. >> sometimes it's sad what people do in their careers and what they do in their lives. >> petraeus met privately with president obama on thursday. he sent a letter to the cia staff that said, "after being married for 37 years, and should extremely poor judgment by engaging in an extramarital affair. such behavior is unacceptable, both as a husband and does the leader of an organization such as ours." >> it's a shame, but i feel it's pr >> this comes just before he was supposed to testify next week about benghazi. they want to know what better security was not provided for embassador stevens. >> it's a shame ireer at this exact moment in time. he's a human appeared -- he is a human. >> general david petraeus and his wife have been married over 37 years. she is known for helping military families in the obama administration. the fbi may be involved only a written statement. president obama praised petraeus saying, "he has made in the country safer and stronger." the number two at the cia is the interim head. lightening
, along with my partner tyler mathisen. john harwood and eamon javers are in washington as we countdown to the president's statement in a few minutes. we're hearing that the white house has invited congressional leaders for a meeting at the white house next week on the fiscal cliff. that seems to mean, john, to me anyway, a little bit of progress. what type of tone do you expect, john, the president to take in this next address? >> sue, i expect him to be conciliatory and reaching out to republicans the way john boehner has tried to strike that mode on capitol hill. two different white house specialists just told me the president will walk out here and announce he's invited the bipartisan leadership of congress to the white house next week to begin talks on the fiscal cliff. i have to think there is a possibility that they can really make some headway, if not solve the problem before the end of the year. at least get started on a solution when you have john boehner talking about raising revenue, not just revenue from growth but revenue from actually raising more money from people at the
for washington to get in gear. do something about it. this fiscal cliff business could affect just about every single one of us, and you can bet there's plenty going on behind the scenes. this past hour we heard from the president in the east room of the white house basically announcing he's inviting leaders from both houses of congress and from both political parties to meet with him at the white house next friday. just a couple of minutes ago, we heard the president say he's open to compromise and open to new ideas, but there's one point the president is sticking to -- higher taxes for people making higher incomes. take a listen. >> i refuse to accept any approach that isn't balanced. i'm not going to ask students and seniors and middle-class families to pay down the entire deficit while people like me, making over $250,000 aren't a asked to pay a dime more in taxes. >> two hours before we saw the president, we saw the house speaker, republican, john boehner, said quote, everything on the revenue side and on the sp spending side has to be looked at but when it comes to specifics he put the b
: fernando pizarro, washington d.c.y volviendo al tema del llamado precipicio fiscal, republicanos y democratas deberan encontrar 1 solucion antes del 31 de diciembre. desde washington, fernando pizarro, univision ... el secretario de educacion arne duncan hace un llamado a la comunidad hispana en todo el pais a unirse para que se pueda aprobar el acta del sueno ... lilian mass hablo con el funcionario y nos brinda un informe del encuentro.. ayer se pronunciaron frente a la casa blanca y hoy el secretario de educaciÓn reconoce la urgencia de darle a los miles de jÓvenes indocumentados alrededor del paÍs una reforma en la que se asegure no solamente la permanencia sino las tambiÉn las oportunidades de superacio Ón .."necesitamos pasar el actal sueÑo desesperadamente y necesitamos poner la educacio Ón al alcance de todos, independientemente de su estatus migratorio." la reciente ley que fue aprobada por los votantes en el estado de maryland y la cual permite a los soÑadores tener acceso a los estudios a un bajo costo ,sentÓ precedentes.. por lo que se espera la histo
>> announcer: and now, from washington's leading news station, this is news4 at 11. >>> right now at 11:00, a disturbing crime. police make an arrest after an elderly blind woman is attacked in her home. >>> a thief that stole thousands of dollars has unraveled thanks to an uncover sting. >>> digging out. part s of the northeast are digging out. is the worst of it over now? >>> we begin tonight with a developing story out of dulles airport. a disruptive passenger forced a pilot to declare an emergency just before that plane landed at dulles. it happened on united flight 662 which took off from denver, colorado. the plane landed safely about two hours ago. according to wtop radio, witnesses say the passenger was yelling and playing in the aisle. airport officials say medical staff took him in for evaluation. he's now at a hospital. >>> also tonight, an 18-year-old is in custody accused of beating an elderly blind woman. the victim's daughter and neighbors are reacting to the robbery that's rattled their upscale neighborhood. darcy spencer joins us from northwest d.c. >> reporter: i
of a 55-year-old woman. issue was bound to death on washington boulevard monday afternoon. -- she was found dead on washington boulevard monday afternoon. and faces seven years in prison after convicted of setting his ex-girlfriend's home on fire. he was found guilty of 10 charges. prosecutors said he doused the front porch with gasoline and set on fire back in june 2010 after the couple ended their relationship. the woman was inside with her son at the time and two other women. all were able to escape. but a family pet was killed and the road home destroyed. martin be sentenced in january. ♪ >> beautiful day today. a little on the chilly site. restarted out in the 30's this morning. the sun will help warm things a bit. the temperature will be below average. we of high pressure dominating the situation. that gives us of the sunshine and dry conditions for the stormy weather well to the west was out in the mountains and the rockies or out of the atlantic ocean. a nor'easter is not far enough away we are not feeling the effects. eventually the winds become southerly, that warms th
s está en hawai y la escasez y el combustible está más barato que hace un mes. >> colorado y washington se convierten en los dos estados del país que autorizan la venta de marihuana con el uso recreativa. >> el uso de la marihuana fue aprobado por los electores. >> esto ayuda a la comunidad, pacientes y ahora va a beneficiar a todo el estado del colorado. >> la enmianda permitirá que cualquier persona adquiera hasta una onza y con esto puedan recadar 40 millones de dólares. >> los primos 40 millones de dólares irán a las escuelas públicas y el resto a las arcas del estado. >> es que a partir del 2014 cuando entre en efecto, será tan accesible como el alcohol. >> la medida también permite que cualquier persona cultive hasta 6 plantas en su casa. >> yo tengo confianza que creo que el próximo año ese proceso va a empezar a nivel federal. >> bueno, la legalización de marihuana tuvo repercusiones fuera de estados unidos, lo ocurrido cambia las reglas del juego. >> acá las crudas imágenes que muestran la lucha violenta contra las drogas en méxico, ya van más de 70 mil muerto
have to take this at face value. there are so few real surprises that we find anymore in washington in the lives of public officials. this certainly ranks among them. all day long ang dre ya mitchell who first broke the story, there was indication that something was up with general petraeus. you would get speculation about benghazi. and then came that statement from general petraeus that you just read saying that he had an extramarital affair and he had tendered his resignation. it turns out that happened yesterday here at the white house. he came to visit the president. he offered his resignation. he told the president why. the president called him back "today" and accepted that resignation and elevating now mike morell, a career cia officer as interim head and let the speculation begin on what's going to be happening there and where it fits in the con sell laying of all these famous names moving about the cabinet at the outset of the second term. >> given the fact that the president met with the general yesterday, is there some suggestion or any suggestion that the president may h
rebound into the mid- to upper 50s. we'll go 57 here in washington. 55 this afternoon in leonardtown. yesterday, north and west, we were in the 40s. today, we're back in the 50s. so a nice-looking day. >> yes, looks perfect. >> time now to check in with julie wright and see what is happening on the morning commute. >> let's start off with the crew in sky fox. they are joining us this morning hovering above centerville. you will find your lanes are open. no problems to report leaving manassas continuing in from business 234 headed over towards 29 and 2. so traffic volume increasing but again, no incidents in your way was you continue eastbound making your way out towards vienna. you will fine the beltway at speed traveling between annandale and merrifield. let's continue and show you what else is happening in virginia. northbound i-95 still an easy ride in the express lanes and the main line. southbound 270, one of the heaviest stretched of volume we find right now. >>> new this morning, a prince george's county map is recovering after being burned when his home caught fire. take a lo
combat commander caught even washington, d.c., off guard. nbc news. >>> the resignation of general petraeus raises a whole lot of questions. david gregory of "meet the press" joins us now with more on the potential fallout from the cia director's resignation. the hardest thing to keep in washington is a secret. was this affair widely known? >> no. not to me. i think that washington seems to be collectively very surprised by this. the president was surprised by it. found out yesterday. they talked. the president thought about it overnight and accepted the resignation. senator feinstein said publicly she wished the president had not accepted the resignation because it's a real blow. this is a real surprise. i mean, as the piece sets up, the timing is so curious with the benghazi stuff bearing down and people close to petraeus says it has nothing to do with that. find this incredibly surprising and the election is over and the washington intrigue has just begun. >> how long before we know who the other party is, do you think? >> i don't know. i mean, in this media age, i don't know if
the federal government, the washington area will certainly feel the pain. president obama will emerge today for his first remarks since election night, and he will no doubt talk about congress and the looming fiscal cliff. when taxes go up, government spending goes down at the end of the year. the president's former chief economic advisor paints a grim picture. >> the election is over. if you go off the fiscal cliff, the economy goes into recession the beginning of 2013. this is not a small matter. i think we have to address it. >> reporter: it will come down to these two men. the president expected to draw a line in the sand insisting on a massive tax hike for wealthy americans and republican house speaker john boehner now open to raising taxes in other ways. but he told abc news that tax rates should remain where they are. >> on the table, but through reforming our tax code. and i would do that if the president were serious about solving our spending problem, and trying to secure our entitlement program. >> reporter: most economists agree that reforming entitlement programs like medicare,
, we will discuss the hispanic vote. and the washington bureau chief of ♪ host: good morning. it is friday, november 9, 2012. three days removed from winning his election. the president plans to make an address from the east room of the white house about the economy and reducing the deficit. it is a speech republicans will be watching closely coming up and to the lame-duck session. as reluctant that battle and beyond, we want to hear about your top priorities for the second term. how successful do you think he will be at addressing them? give us a call on the democratic 585-3880.- republicans 202-585-3881. independents 202-585-3882. a very good morning to you. a lot of discussion about the president's second term and what needs to be addressed and the near and long term. we want to hear from you, but we will point out a few headlines. this from "the wall street journal." also from "the washington post." the front page of the commentary section of "the washington times." also, we want to point you to the front page of the business section of "the new york times." a front-page
:02. >>> breaking news. firefighters surrounded the watergate complex in northwest washington overnight after fire broke out from a balcony on the ground. you can see flames and smoke coming from the rooftop. we're told the fire was mostly contained. there was some minor damage to the room of a penthouse. no one was hurt. it's not clear what started that fire. >>> breaking overnight, a huge apartment fire in washington state. take a look. flames shot 20 feet into the air, hitting power lines overhead. no word on how that fire started. everyone was able to get out safely. >>> right now we're keeping a close eye on overseas markets, which are plummeting. japan's nikkei index closed down nearly 1% today. hong kong's hang seng index is also down. this comes a day after the dow fell 121 points over fears of the so-called fiscal cliff. president obama will address the fiscal cliff this afternoon. he will likely urge congressional leaders to work together to come up with a solution. here's what's at stake. congress and the president must reach a budget deal by the end of the year or will face a combinati
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